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Two New Museums Art The Latest Stakes In the Ground For Arts At UT Dallas

UT Dallas may be best known for engineering and computer science. These days, it’s gaining a lot of attention for its art acquisitions.

The Barrett Collection of Swiss art, and the Crow Collection of Asian art have both been donated to the University. For State of the Arts this week, I sat down with Hobson Wildenthal, Executive Vice President of UT Dallas, and Amy Hofland, Executive... | Read More

Two New Museums Art The Latest Stakes In the Ground For Arts At UT Dallas

UT Dallas may be best known for engineering and computer science. These days, it’s gaining a lot of attention for its art acquisitions.

The Barrett Collection of Swiss art, and the Crow Collection of Asian art have both been donated to the University. For State of the Arts this week, I sat down with Hobson Wildenthal, Executive Vice President of UT Dallas, and Amy Hofland, Executive... | Read More

A Valentine To The Voice From Orpheus Chamber Singers

A renowned Dallas choir sings about love, and its members talk about their love of singing.  In this week’s Art&Seek Spotlight, contributor Quin Mathews visits a rehearsal with the Orpheus Chamber Singers and sends us this valentine to the voice. You can click above to listen to the piece that aired on KERA FM. (Highly recommended, since it’s chock full of beautiful music.) Or... | Read More

A Valentine To The Voice From Orpheus Chamber Singers

A renowned Dallas choir sings about love, and its members talk about their love of singing.  In this week’s Art&Seek Spotlight, contributor Quin Mathews visits a rehearsal with the Orpheus Chamber Singers and sends us this valentine to the voice. You can click above to listen to the piece that aired on KERA FM. (Highly recommended, since it’s chock full of beautiful music.) Or... | Read More

A Valentine To The Voice From Orpheus Chamber Singers

A renowned Dallas choir sings about love, and its members talk about their love of singing.  In this week’s Art&Seek Spotlight, contributor Quin Mathews visits a rehearsal with the Orpheus Chamber Singers and sends us this valentine to the voice. You can click above to listen to the piece that aired on KERA FM. (Highly recommended, since it’s chock full of beautiful music.) Or... | Read More

North Texas Arts Sweep 2019 Grants from National Endowment for the Arts

Fourteen North Texas arts organizations received National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant money this year. The NEA awarded North Texas arts organizations in Dallas, Fort Worth, Wichita Falls, and Plano a total of  $400,000.

More than $27 million of grants were awarded this year to organizations in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. There are three categories for NEA grants. “Art... | Read More

North Texas Arts Sweep 2019 Grants from National Endowment for the Arts

Fourteen North Texas arts organizations received National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant money this year. The NEA awarded North Texas arts organizations in Dallas, Fort Worth, Wichita Falls, and Plano a total of  $400,000.

More than $27 million of grants were awarded this year to organizations in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. There are three categories for NEA grants. “Art... | Read More

The Big Screen: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

“Bohemian Rhapsody” has earned more than $800 million worldwide, making it the highest grossing rock biopic of all time. And along the way, it’s racked up five Academy Award nominations, including best picture. This week, we continue our Oscars preview series by talking with a rock critic about how the film captures the essence of... | Read More

The Big Screen: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

“Bohemian Rhapsody” has earned more than $800 million worldwide, making it the highest grossing rock biopic of all time. And along the way, it’s racked up five Academy Award nominations, including best picture. This week, we continue our Oscars preview series by talking with a rock critic about how the film captures the essence of... | Read More

Racism, Discrimination and Punk Rock: Alejandro Escovedo Chats About His Experience in Music

Texas music legend Alejandro Escovedo is currently in the middle of an international tour for his album, “The Crossing.” In it, Escovedo weaves together personal narratives with imagined scenarios that reflect the experiences of migrants who’ve crossed the southern border. NPR Music’s Felix Contreras calls it “a power collection of songs that may, in fact, be the most... | Read More

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